Statistics about Tongue Cancer


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About statistics: This page presents a variety of statistics about Tongue Cancer. The term 'prevalence' of Tongue Cancer usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Tongue Cancer at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Tongue Cancer refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Tongue Cancer diagnosed each year. Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Tongue Cancer: (see also prevalence and incidence page for Tongue Cancer)
  Incidence (annual) of Tongue Cancer: 7,320 new cases for tongue cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  Incidence Rate: approx 1 in 37,158 or 0.00% or 7,320 people in USA [about data]
  Incidence statistics about Tongue Cancer: The following statistics relate to the incidence of Tongue Cancer:
  • 4,860 new male cases for tongue cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 2,460 new female cases for tongue cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)

Death and mortality statistics for Tongue Cancer:
  Deaths from Tongue Cancer: 1,700 estimated deaths for tongue cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  Death statistics for Tongue Cancer: The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Tongue Cancer:
  • 1,100 estimated male deaths for tongue cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)
  • 600 estimated female deaths for tongue cancer in the US 2004 (Cancer Facts and Figures, American Cancer Society, 2004)

Society statistics for Tongue Cancer
  Hospitalization statistics for Tongue Cancer: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Tongue Cancer:
  • 0.009% (1,120) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of base of tongue in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 91% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of base of tongue required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 71% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of base of tongue were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 29% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of base of tongue were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 16% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of base of tongue required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 8.3 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of base of tongue in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of base of tongue in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 59 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for malignant neoplasm of base of tongue in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 50% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of base of tongue occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 10% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of base of tongue occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 17% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of base of tongue were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.013% (6,660) of hospital bed days were for malignant neoplasm of base of tongue in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.018% (2,313) of hospital consultant episodes were for malignant neoplasm of tongue other than base in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 88% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tongue other than base required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 63% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tongue other than base were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 37% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tongue other than base were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 14% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tongue other than base required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 10.1 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of tongue other than base in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 5 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for malignant neoplasm of tongue other than base in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 59 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for malignant neoplasm of tongue other than base in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 52% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tongue other than base occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 15% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tongue other than base occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 15% of hospital consultant episodes for malignant neoplasm of tongue other than base were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.031% (16,042) of hospital bed days were for malignant neoplasm of tongue other than base in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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